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Chef John Gregory-Smith reveals his favourite Turkish food in London

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Chef and cookbook author John Gregory-Smith shares his delight in four favourite Turkish food spots in London.

FOR FOOD SHOPPING

Turkish Food Market

'One of the best sources of ingredients including simit (a Turkish bagel), sujuk (spicy sausage), olives and pepper flakes.' 385 Green Lanes, N4 1EU. Harringay Green Lanes rail.

 

Rob Greig

  

FOR LAHMACUN

Tas Firin

'This old Turkish restaurant has been a favourite of mine for years. The lahmacun flatbread topped with minced lamb is great served with loads of herbed yogurt.' 160 Bethnal Green Rd, E2 6DG. Bethnal Green.

FOR PIDE

Antepliler

'This sprawling place dominates the high street. Order the pastramistuffed pide flatbread, juicy kebabs and the meze.' 46 Green Lanes, N4 1AG. Harringay Green Lanes rail.

Rob Greig

 

FOR KEBABS

Mangal Ocakbasi

'For the ultimate kebab in London, head to Mangal in Dalston. My favourite here is the adana kebab with spicy minced lamb and loads of pepper flakes.' 10 Arcola St, E8 2DJ. Dalston Kingsland Overground.

John Gregory-Smith is the author of 'Turkish Delights', recently published by Kyle Books (£19.99).

For more foodie inspiration, read Bel-Air founder Andrew Bredon's top spots to cure a hangover in London.

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